TJHSST Students Win Awards at Virginia Junior Academy of Science Research Symposium

School News
June 08, 2020

Harrish Ganesh, a sophomore at TJHSST, won first place in the Microbiology and Cell Biology category of the Virginia Junior Academy of Science’s annual research symposium. Ganesh’s paper was titled The Investigation of the Interactions between the HIV-1 Envelope Glycoprotein and the Lymphocyte Receptor Integrin α4β7. Liam Carey, a freshman at TJHSST, received an honorable mention in the Chemistry category for his paper, An Unprecedented Evolution of Gas from a Mixture of Organic Compounds and Salts. Students across the state participated in the research symposium—which was conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic—by submitting their original science research papers.